Health Care Program Associate


The Tanenbaum Center for Interreligious Understanding promotes mutual respect with practical programs that bridge religious difference and combat prejudice in workplaces, schools, health care settings, and areas of armed conflict.


Tanenbaum is one of the leading organizations in the world focused on the religious dimension of cultural competence in health care. We work directly with health care organizations including large health care systems, small- and mid-size hospitals, and medical and nursing schools. We also publish curricula and other educational tools and materials, and participate in national and international conferences.

Our trainings and materials enable health care professionals at all levels to build skills to communicate effectively and respectfully with patients and their families around religious issues and understand the variety of ways religious beliefs and practices interface with health care. Our services include: briefings and workshops, Grand Rounds presentations, webinars, medical education curriculum development, panel discussions, conference workshops and plenary sessions, consulting on better practices as well as comprehensive needs assessments of health care facilities.


The Health Care Program Associate is a full time position that reports to the Deputy CEO, and occasionally the CEO.

The Health Care Program Associate will be responsible for supporting a growing program through outreach, project management and contributions to the creation of program materials.

Responsibilities will include the following:

  • Expanding the Health Care program by identifying and spearheading opportunities for new sector-specific initiatives.
  • Leading program outreach and marketing, including identification of target markets and new opportunities, creation of outreach materials and follow up communication.
  • Managing client and partner relationships.
  • Working with the Deputy CEO to ensure the realization of annual and        long- term program goals and deliverables.
  • Leading the design and implementation of all services including high-level briefings, workshops, presentations, online learning and extended trainings.
  • Conducting workshops, presentations, extended trainings and other Health Care speaking engagements.
  • Staying abreast of trends in organizational and professional development, cultural competence, ethics, and diversity and inclusion, and ensuring that Tanenbaum training programs are effective, up-to-date and cutting edge.
  • Supporting related business and fund development for the program.
  • Managing the program’s Monitoring & Evaluation initiative by tracking key indicators and reporting annually on findings.
  • Researching, drafting and finalizing materials for print and online publication.
  • Providing organizational support as needed for general operations.
  • Preparing materials and correspondence related to meetings.
  • Assisting with preparation of training, webinar and presentation materials.
  • Participating in meetings/conference calls and writing and disseminate meeting notes to staff.
  • Providing administrative support for the Deputy CEO (e.g., scheduling conference calls and meetings, and travel arrangements).


  • Commitment to the mission and goals of Tanenbaum.
  • Degree in public health, religion, intercultural relations, medical anthropology, bioethics, social work or other related field.
  • 1-3 years’ work experience at a nonprofit organization or healthcare institution a plus.
  • Exceptional research, analysis and written, oral and presentation communication skills.
  • Experience developing curricula or other educational resources.
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in public speaking, training, and/or facilitation, and interest in growing in these roles.
  • Highly organized and adept at multi-tasking.
  • Solution-oriented.
  • Detail-oriented and self-motivated.
  • Interest in and facility with fund development a plus.
  • Skilled at project management, managing client relationships, and developing and executing sales initiatives.
  • Takes initiative.
  • Creative.
  • Team player.
  • Represent Tanenbaum and the program in a professional manner at all times.
  • Enjoy working with people and possess strong communication and motivation skills.
  • Sense of humor.

All work produced for Tanenbaum by the employee is the work product of Tanenbaum and may not be used by the employee outside of Tanenbaum-authorized activities.


Please send a cover letter, résumé, salary requirements, and two brief writing samples (less than five pages) to  Be sure to include the name of the position in the subject line of your email and how you learned of the position.

No phone calls, please.

Tanenbaum Center for Interreligious Understanding
55 Broad Street, New York, NY 10004

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